Refer to pp. 203 to pp. 220 of Ch. 10 of Wordsmith for ideas on topics you may wish to write about in your paper; however, feel free to come up with your own idea.
Decide on your topic.
Experiment with some of the prewriting methods found in Ch. 2 of Wordsmith to explore the topic you have chosen.
Write a 350- to 700-word document detailing your application of your writing process and chosen prewriting method (freewriting, brainstorming, listing, etc.) to begin exploring and writing about your topic. In this document, you should include the topic you have chosen and some examples of how you plan to compare and/or contrast.
Edit and proofread your assignment before submitting it to your instructor.
Format your assignment according to appropriate course-level APA guidelines.
Submit your document to the Assignment Files tab.
Note: The term five-paragraph essay may or may not have exactly five paragraphs. The term refers to a form of short essay based around an introduction, approximately three supporting paragraphs, and a conclusion, for a total of five paragraphs.